visual art Archive

Ethan Russell has ‘The Best Seat in the House’

Among the compelling cast of characters in Peter Jackson’s sprawling Get Back documentary is an American photographer. The dazzling and unlikely odyssey of Ethan Russell is the subject of a […]

Bonus Q&A with Hipgnosis Co-founder Aubrey Powell (Part Two)

Continued from Part One… We’ve talked about Hipgnosis rarely having a brief from most artists. Specific to Pink Floyd, there seems to be an undercurrent of melancholy, and themes of […]

Bonus Q&A with Hipgnosis Co-founder Aubrey Powell (Part One)

Recently, I interviewed Hipgnosis co-founder Aubrey Powell for a Goldmine magazine feature. That story can be found here. But our talk was so interesting – and got into so many […]

Ishmael: Art Looking to the Future

A thought-provoking Asheville-based visual artist is lending his skills in support of a fundraising event for a local nonprofit dedicated to helping students break the persistent cycle of poverty. The […]

Album Review: Gel-Sol — Horse Head Bookends

It’s inevitable: the first thing one notices about Horse Head Bookends, the latest album from Andrew Reichel (d/b/a/ Gel-Sol), is its stunningly original album artwork and packaging. The vinyl LP […]